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Forum: N Scale 07-11-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By ToothlessTinker
Hey, I was looking at the Peco turnouts and...

Hey,

I was looking at the Peco turnouts and am confused slightly. Do I need to buy a switching unit to actually switch the track, or can I manually switch it?...
Forum: N Scale 07-09-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,927
Posted By ToothlessTinker
I was looking around today on Modeltrainstuff.com...

I was looking around today on Modeltrainstuff.com and was looking at the Walthers engines. Are they any good, and what is the difference between the regular Walthers, and the Walthers Proto? Or...
Forum: N Scale 07-08-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,927
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Alright sounds good. But quick question, do you...

Alright sounds good. But quick question, do you know the distance that should be between 2 pieces of track on a turn so that 2 trains can pass each other without hitting each other?
Forum: N Scale 07-08-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,927
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Alright that is what I figured, I just wanted to...

Alright that is what I figured, I just wanted to be sure. Just the Woodland Scenery inclines would be almost over kill for how wide they are though... or would it be possible to run to N Scale tracks...
Forum: N Scale 07-08-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,927
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Thanks for the help. One more question,...

Thanks for the help.

One more question, would the Woodland Scenery Inclines work for the N Scale or only the HO Scale?
If not what is an easy way to build inclines?
Forum: N Scale 07-08-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,927
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Thumbs up Apparently it was just a very uninformative site....

Apparently it was just a very uninformative site. I went to the actual Kato site and it had shown the difference between the two.

Either way, what is a good online store that is reliable?
...
Forum: N Scale 07-08-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,927
Posted By ToothlessTinker
New to N Scale and Need Help

Hey guys,

I am new to N Scale and don't know where to start.
I am stuck on which engines to use, I have found many and am fairly convinced on the Kato engines. But I am confused on which to...
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 01-16-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,661
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Digitrax Decoder Problem

I am stuck on which to choose from; the Digitrax decoder dh123 and the dh 163. What is their differences? It would be going into an Athearn Rio Grande 5338.
If you guys could help it would be great!
Forum: My Layout 01-15-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Looks awesome! That is kind of what I was...

Looks awesome! That is kind of what I was thinking but no looping siding like yours and I would have a third line that goes higher. It will probably go around once on the incline, second loop around...
Forum: My Layout 01-15-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Ah okay. Ya i was going to do 1 line that stays...

Ah okay. Ya i was going to do 1 line that stays flat and has sidings. The second would continuously rise and fall crossing the first. And the third would go up into a mountain like scenery above the...
Forum: My Layout 01-15-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By ToothlessTinker
First time building, need layout help and tips!

Hey,
So I have decided on running 3 main lines and each electrically isolated from each other. I have a space of max 6ft by 10 ft. My problem is deciding what shape of track to do. I have been...
Forum: HO Scale 01-13-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By ToothlessTinker
How much would it cost to buy a decoder, command...

How much would it cost to buy a decoder, command center, and a single engine? Just in a rough estimate to get me in the door but could expand later.
Also I have heard its cheaper to just buy a Dcc...
Forum: HO Scale 01-12-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,911
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Also I have heard some stuff about Bachmann's DDC...

Also I have heard some stuff about Bachmann's DDC controller not being the best. Is that true or is it just like another Chevy vs. Dodge argument?
Forum: HO Scale 01-12-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,911
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Oh okay thanks guys! Ya the ones I have... well...

Oh okay thanks guys! Ya the ones I have... well the 2 nice ones I have, the rest are just the cheap CP or CN locomotives. My two nice ones are a Southern Pacific Daylight 6789, and the other is a Rio...
Forum: HO Scale 01-12-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,911
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Beginner and I need help!

Hey guys I need some help.
With the discovery my girl friend's family made while they were cleaning out their grandmothers place after she unfortunately passed away. Anyways it was a 1964 Lionel...
Forum: O Scale 01-10-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,333
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Also the little rubber tires resesed on the drive...

Also the little rubber tires resesed on the drive wheels of the engine. Would a local hobby shop carry those even?
Forum: O Scale 01-10-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,333
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Well the train has been sitting for probably who...

Well the train has been sitting for probably who knows how long in the box. Probably around 30 years, so I want to take it apart and do a whole clean of the gears to make sure nothing will go wrong.
Forum: O Scale 01-10-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,333
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Thanks guys for the help. Ya then I will restore...

Thanks guys for the help. Ya then I will restore it then, because from what I understand it needs a cleaning and lube to the gears.
I don't want to do something wrong and break anything so how would...
Forum: O Scale 01-10-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,333
Posted By ToothlessTinker
Restoring a 1964 Lionel Set. Need Help!

Hey guys,
I am brand new on here, and to model trains. I recently acquired a 1964 Lionel 6 Unit Ready To Run train set #11450 from my girlfriends family.
I would like to restore it and get it...
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